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Such head damage as concussion very often manifests itself in children. Moreover, a head injury (traumatic brain injury) is in the first position in pediatric traumatology, requiring urgent arrival at the hospital and hospitalization.
It is very difficult for an adult to find the differences between a bruise and a concussion, with children it is a little easier. But the severity of the injuries is usually more dangerous precisely for the child, since his body is not yet fully formed, so the probability of injury increases several times. About 100 thousand children from six months to 10 years old are hospitalized every year with brain injuries. Therefore, it is so important to be able to distinguish between the symptoms and signs of concussion in a child.
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Urticaria in a child – sudden red itchy rashes on the body that require treatment. It can manifest itself as an allergic reaction to any irritant that is not always easy to establish. Strong urticaria can be dangerous for a child if not treated promptly. How to recognize urticaria in children and what should parents do?
Urticaria in a child: what is important to know?
Signs in children
The main symptoms of the appearance of urticaria in both a child and an adult include:
Red spots on the body;
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Too intense bouts of fear are called “panic attack.” This term refers to the state when panic is expressed in an external manifestation and in general well-being. It is accompanied by rapid heartbeat and breathing, chills, numbness of the arms and legs. Most often, a person loses control over his condition.
With a severe attack, a person notes two concomitant symptoms:
Derealization is the loss of a clear understanding of reality.
Depersonalization is a condition in which one’s own body is felt as something alien.
Recurrent panic attacks
Do not think that if you survived a single panic attack, then you will often fall into this state. Most often, the cause of a panic attack is too much emotional stress associated with phobias or a stressful situation. Continue reading